By Anna Kim, Bradley Schmidt
Author note; Bradley Schmidt (Translator)
Title note: unique name Anatomie einer Nacht
Amarâq, jap Greenland, the top of the realm. A lonely, chilly, demanding position, but one that's choked with boundless pleasure and bewitching ordinary magic, Amarâq performs host to an annual tragedy: a spate of suicides races during the city every one spring, a pandemic that leaves no kin untouched. Anatomy of a Nightdetails the occasions of 1 of those black nights, following the lives of 11 of Amarâq's inhabitants—their loves and losses, their escapes from Amarâq and their inevitable returns, every one victory and each defeat magnified via the unforgiving and unforgettably desolate landscape—and paints a portrait of a mysterious phenomenon that moves a nearly-forgotten humans, the Inuit of Greenland.
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No. Not from the loss of blood. Concussion. " Phillip took this information into his mind carefully, as if he were undecided where to lay it. Danelaw stood up. " he asked. " Phi11ip did not answer, but he did not protest when the man 51 put him on his stomach and untied his nightshirt. Nor did he think it strange that the man knew his way around a hospital. He shivered at the first icy touch of alcohol against his skin, but he soon relaxed under the hypnotic rhythm of the man's slow fingers. And he started to talk.
No, don't do that," Bruner said, to Phillip's surprise. He explained, "You'd be doing yourself more harm than good. " He was remembering how proud his father had been of him the day he had been commissioned, how his father had flown East to see him graduated. Phillip thought of returning to Devereaux in disgrace. A prison sentence. Absurd. It must not happen. He bad been a fool to risk his commission against the satisfaction of baiting his captain. He could see a hundred things he could have done to save himself all this embarrassment.
He could appreciate Francis' hatred for him, for he returned it; but Bruner was beyond all reason. Beyond reason, too, but by another standard, was this man Danelaw. o~lems before him, the first of which was Timothy Danelaw. Was the obvious explanation the only reason for the man's interest in him? Homosexuality was no stranger to the Navy or to Phillip. Many years ago, and without too many serious qualms, Phillip had admitted to himself that certain men found him more than interesting. He looked upon this fact as a potential weapon which he might better use to his own advantage rather than have it used against him-so long as it was confined to those limits within which he had been reared.
Anatomy of a Night (Trilogie des Todes, Book 2) by Anna Kim, Bradley Schmidt